Laura G Cooke, MD, MPH Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: LSG Consulting
  • Phone: 858 925 7554
  • Cell: 858 829 5165
  • Fax: 858 281 4977
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine

Specialty Focus: Urgent Care, Concierge Medicine, Direct Patient Care, Clinical Epidemiology, Public Health, Decision Analysis, Simulation Training, Curriculum Design, Virtual Environments

Education: BA, University of California, San Diego; MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine; MPH, Yale University, School of Public Health

Years in Practice: 20+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: <5


Additional Information

Laura Cooke, MD, MPH, FACP is board certified in Internal Medicine as well as Preventive Medicine and General Public Health. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Diego. She currently works in an urgent care and runs a private concierge practice and teaches health science students. She has worked in both rural and urban health systems as well as private and academic and Veteran Health Administration systems. She has worked as an inpatient hospitalist, emergency department physician, urgent care physician, and primary care outpatient practice. She has co-authored a textbook on clinical epidemiology and done research in disaster planning, training and teaching in virtual environments. She is especially skilled at reviewing records (both paper and electronic) for completeness and appropriate and timely referrals, as well as identifying correct site of care (e.g. emergency department, urgent care, outpatient office) for a particular medical problem. She has been doing medicolegal and quality of care chart reviews for the last several years.